In 2021 Area XI were represented by Katie Gibbons in the RP/HP section, Olivia Khol, Amy Pinfold and Lilly Walker in the M&M section.
They all did the Area proud winning and being placed in both the Young
Judges and Welfare & Education Competitions.
Photo; Lilly Walker receiving her award.
2022 Young Judges Competition
NPS Main Branch will be
hosting their annual Young Judges Competition on the afternoon of
Monday 1st August 2022 at the start of the Summer Championship Show.
This competition is split
into two sections Riding Pony/Hunter Pony (RP/HP) and Mountain & Moorland
(M&M), it’s divided into 3 age groups under 13, 14-18, and 19-25.
The competition is run on
similar lines to the Young Farmers Competitions with the overall winner being given the
opportunity to accompany a most prestigious judge whilst they judge the Price Family In-Hand
Horse of the Year Show qualifier on Wednesday 3rd August 2022!
Each Area can nominate up to eight potential Young Judges to go
forward to the competition. This can be two teams of 4, 1 x RP/HP and 1 x
M&M or any combination of up to 8 persons.
for this year’s competition will start next week by zoom, but you can join at any point leading up to the competition if there are spaces. We are having zoom meetings, shadowing
judges and ringside discussions at our Area Show on Sunday 22nd May.
Plus, 1-2-1’s and if viable visits to studs/producer yards.